On the Road with the Grape Guy

Ontario Wine Reviews: 44 Wines / 23 Wineries

19 Aug 2016

Not all reviews make the newsletter, there's just so many good wines and not enough space ... so every three months (or so) I clear out the backlog of wines ... here are the reviews that were written but until this time have never seen the light of day.  (click on the wine name to link to the full review)


Lake Erie North Shore

Cooper’s Hawk 2013 Cabernet-Merlot Reserve
Oxley 2015 Chardonnay
Sprucewood 2011 Lady in Red

Niagara (Escarpment & on-the-Lake)

Back 10 Cellars 2015 Smit-ten
Coyote’s Run 2015 Pinot Grigio
Creekside 2013 Merlot, Serluca Vineyard
Domaine Queylus 2013 Chardonnay, Reserve du Domaine
Domaine Queylus 2013 Pinot Noir, Tradition
Featherstone 2012 Cuvee Joy, Sparkling Wine
Fielding 2014 Cabernet, Long Weekend
Flat Rock 2014 Twisted White

Kacaba 2013 Syrah, Silver Bridge Vineyard
Kacaba 2015 Brut, Effervescence
Kacaba 2015 Pinot Gris, Jennifer’s
KEW Vineyards 2011 Blanc de Noir
Leaning Post 2012 Merlot
Leaning Post 2014 Riesling
Peninsula Ridge 2012 Syrah, Reserve
Peninsula Ridge 2013 Sauvignon Blanc, Vintner’s Private Reserve
Peninsula Ridge 2015 Pinot Grigio, AJ Lepp Vineyard

Rockway 2013 Cabernet Franc, Small Lot – Block 11-140
Rockway 2013 Merlot, Small Lot
Rockway 2014 Riesling, Small Lot – Block 150-183
Southbrook 2012 Red, Seriously Cool
Strewn 2013 Chardonnay, American Oak
Strewn 2013 Merlot
Strewn 2014 Gewurztraminer, Strewn Vineyard
Strewn 2014 Pinot Blanc, Strewn Vineyard
Strewn 2014 Sauvignon Blanc, Strewn Vineyard

Tawse 2012 Cabernet Franc, Growers Blend
Tawse 2013 Pinot Noir, Quarry Road Vineyard
Tawse 2014 Spark Brut
Tawse 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon, Icewine
Thirty Bench NV Riesling Sparkling
Thirty Bench 2013 Cabernet Franc, Small Lot
Thirty Bench 2014 Riesling, Small Lot Steel Post
Thirty Bench 2014 Riesling, Small Lot Triangle Vineyard
Thirty Bench 2015 Riesling, Winemaker’s Blend
Westcott 2013 Pinot Noir Reserve
Westcott 2014 Chardonnay, Lenko Old Vines


Prince Edward County

Casa-Dea 2015 Dea’s Cuvee
Closson Chase 2014 Chardonnay, South Clos
Closson Chase 2014 Pinot Noir, Watson Vineyard
Karlo Estates 2015 Pinot Gris, County



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